In a technologically sophisticated, performance driven and bottom line oriented society, success
in business today depends on "How you present yourself and the substance of your communication speaks
volumes about your credibility".
"Mastering the art of playing the executive role requires two key breakthroughs. First, a willingness to understand yourself and explore the way others may perceive you. And second, the desire to take control of those behaviors, skills, and avenues of expression that can alter or confirm those perceptions.
The Model is as follows:
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There is no "clone" model of executive presence; it's about being yourself, and about being your best self. Executive presence as the integration of three components:The External
The External is what others see, including physical attributes, attire, accessories, posture, facial expressions, voice, and etiquette.Acumen
Acumen encompasses education, skills, knowledge, and experience.The Core
The Core is all about personal values and philosophy, including integrity, honesty, sincerity,
initiative, optimism, and the ability to develop relationships.
The Core is usually the most obscure of the components, and can be the most significant.
The real power of executive presence comes when the External, Acumen, and the Core are congruent and authentic.
In a nutshell, executive presence is a special sparkle, a personal magnetism. It is charisma coupled with knowledge, know-how, character, skill, experience and nobility of purpose... the ability to win the confidence of those around you. It means you possess a professional magnetism that influences others; you're admired for exemplary leadership and respected as an authority. When you have executive presence your colleagues, subordinates and superiors rely on your strength and clarity. "When leaders with executive presence speak, people listen--because the talk is filled with conviction instead of equivocation.
Executive Style Assessment, which is an exclusive instrument that provides an integrated look at how you take action, why you take action, and the thinking patterns you use to make decisions. Before you can make improvements, you must first understand how these elements work together to form your unique executive style. Working with the results, you will be in a position to build on your most important strengths while better managing the vulnerabilities that are holding you back.The SIX P's